764 ABA Journal Your ABA articles.
17 states will elect State Delegates for three-year terms beginning at the adjournment of the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Dec 1, 2018 12:55 AM CST
Olympic gold medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar backed a new law that requires Olympics governing bodies to try to prevent the sexual, physical and emotional abuse of amateur athletes.
Nov 1, 2018 1:00 AM CDT
A pilot program by the American Bar Association the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design and the New Orleans Police Department produced a standardized Spanish-language Miranda warning that can be delivered by police officers in the field regardless of an officer’s language skills.
Nov 1, 2018 12:55 AM CDT
Changes to a long-standing U.S. Department of Labor rule that the ABA warned would have seriously undermined attorney-client confidentiality and the fundamental right to effective counsel have been rescinded.
Nov 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
Nov 1, 2018 12:40 AM CDT
The majority of ABA members will be seeing lower dues for fiscal year 2020 under a new membership model approved at the ABA Annual Meeting in August.
Oct 1, 2018 12:55 AM CDT
After a year in which sexual harassment in the workplace has taken center stage, the ABA House of Delegates voted to urge legal employers not to require mandatory arbitration of such claims.
Oct 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed the importance of preserving and promoting the rule of law while defending U.S. Department of Justice policies regarding illegal immigration and foreign meddling in U.S. elections.
Oct 1, 2018 12:45 AM CDT
Terri Carmichael Jackson recalled leading the Women’s National Basketball Players Association during a panel on Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports at the ABA Annual Meeting.
Oct 1, 2018 12:40 AM CDT
Women in law already face unique challenges, and a new study appears to show that a large number of female attorneys with more than 20 years of practice are leaving the profession.
Oct 1, 2018 12:36 AM CDT
Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago told American Bar Association members that if Justice Antonin Scalia, a devout Catholic, had lived to hear the pope’s death penalty proclamation, he might have reconsidered his position supporting capital punishment.
Oct 1, 2018 12:35 AM CDT
New ABA President Robert M. Carlson, President-elect Judy Perry Martinez and outgoing President Hilarie Bass each addressed the House of Delegates in the last days of the 2018 ABA Annual Meeting.
Oct 1, 2018 12:30 AM CDT
Attorneys who’ve spent their careers concentrating on immigration law and child welfare have been scrambling to deal with the fallout of the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
Oct 1, 2018 12:25 AM CDT
Oct 1, 2018 12:20 AM CDT
Robert Carlson hopes that during his term as president the ABA will carry on its work toward bringing in more members and promoting the importance of an independent judicial system. He’d also like to see continued work involving changes in legal education and bar admissions, and the promotion of wellness for lawyers and law students.
Sep 1, 2018 1:35 AM CDT